Intel Snags Exec from ARM to Run IoT Junko Yoshida 12/1/2016 Post a comment Intel will separate its nascent automotive team from the company’s IoT group. Previously, Intel’s IoT and automotive teams were bundled together under one big IoT tent. Intel also named ex-ARM executive Tom Lantzsch to head the company’s IoT branch.
Supply Chains Stay the Course in 2017 Eric Allais 12/1/2016 Post a comment For 2017, the outlook is quite rosy. However, let’s take the views of industry experts with a grain of salt and try to identify where the industry could or should be headed next year.
Get More Out of the Digital Supply Chain Logical Link 11/22/2016 Post a comment While conversations about digital supply chains are pervasive, many executives and supply chain teams are not sure how to scale their initiatives beyond piecemeal tools. The decisions made now have the potential to impact the future of business.
The Internet of Insecure Things Jane Goh 11/22/2016 Post a comment Hackers have shown they can now harness the collective firepower of Internet connected devices. This reality puts pressure on OEMs to up their security game when it comes to protecting the devices they design and sell.
3D Printed Buses Here R. Colin Johnson 11/16/2016 Post a comment Local Motors has been a solution looking for a problem since its inception, but may have finally hit the nail on the head with its Olli substitute for traditional transit systems at just 20% of their cost, but with more convenience, faster times and free-ride driverless capabilities.
OEMs Beware: These Days, Anything Can Be Hacked Erik Kangas 10/27/2016 (9) comments More needs to happen on the manufacturers’ side to protect against vulnerabilities that are unintentionally built into hardware and software products. Further,, quicker responses are needed to fix the problem once vulnerabilities are identified.
U.S. Protecting Us from AI R. Colin Johnson 10/21/2016 Post a comment From lost jobs to nuclear holocaust, any negative impact artificial intelligence could have on society is what the U.S. government wants to head-off.
Security Risk in the Age of Cloud Computing Chris King 10/19/2016 (1) comment If supply chain architecture in the cloud is not properly designed, a flaw in one client’s application would not only allow hackers to access their information, but other client’s information as well.
Autonomous Car Mobility Shifts Electronics Industry Pablo Valerio 10/18/2016 (2) comments By 2025, automated mobility services could be a $120 billion business in the United States alone. The impact on companies in mobile technology, connected vehicles, and wireless infrastructure could be as important as the arrival of the smartphone last decade.
Did Processor Cause Samsung Note 7 Blowup? Junko Yoshida 10/14/2016 Post a comment It’s far from clear what caused Samsung Note 7 to catch fire. But a new report emerged that the culprit might not be the lithium-ion batteries. Rather, the problem might reside in tweaks made to the processor.
IoT Startup Taps Blockchain Rick Merritt 10/13/2016 Post a comment Startup Filament has developed an end node for the industrial Internet of Things than extends the LoRa network and uses blockchain as part of its security.
Toyota: Hydrocar as 'Power Bank' 20 Years out Junko Yoshida 10/5/2016 Post a comment Toyota brought to Paris Toyota FCV (Fuel Cell Vehicle) PLUS. It uses compressed hydrogen as its fuel source. Toyota proposes the FCV PLUS will be also used as a “generator” for homes, other cars and local power grids.
Massive Sensor Fusion for Cars Is HERE Junko Yoshida 9/26/2016 (2) comments HERE’s new live traffic/map offerings are the world’s first services created from real-time sensor data from competing car brands. From technical perspectives, though, bigger issues include: how open the specifications will be for collected sensory data.
Amazon Echo & How It Resonates Junko Yoshida 9/22/2016 Post a comment Amazon’s Echo-like smart speakers are on the rise. The voice interface is emerging as one of the most natural interface to control IoT devices. Analysts expect the voice interface in home automation hubs, TVs, set-top boxes, HVAC/environmental control hubs and more.
Robo-Car's Safety Challenges DoT Junko Yoshida 9/21/2016 Post a comment The federal policy places self-driving cars directly under the purview of federal regulators. Stripped from the privilege of “self-certifying” their vehicles, carmakers will need “pre-market approval” from the DoT. The key question, however, is testing of AI cars’ safety.
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